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Congregational Church of Tryon hosts baked potato dinner benefit

On Friday, January 22, the Congregational Church of Tryon will host a benefit for former Scout Master Jimmy Campbell.

Campbell has been involved in Polk County scouting for over 20 years. Campbell, former Scout Master of Tryon Troop #150, has guided a generation of youth through the joys of scouting.

Campbell is recovering from a pulmonary edema and has spent several weeks in a respirator and in the ICC of Spartanburg Regional and Mary Black Hospitals.

On Friday, January 22, in the fellowship hall of the Congregational Church&bsp; of Tryon, located at 210 Melrose Ave., the community is invited to celebrate Jimmy Campbells contribution to the youth of our region.

The Congregational Church is hosting a baked potato dinner. Proceeds from the dinner will help offset Campbells expenses incurred during his illness.

Massive baked spuds topped with many toppings, drinks and homemade desserts will be served. The dinner is served from 5 to 7 p.m. and take-outs are available. Call 828-859-9414 and RSVP by January 20.